Naval Air Facility El Centro 

Military Airport, Premiere tactical training air installation
2024 Bennett Rd, El Centro, CA 92243

Weather/Climate
 
In El Centro, the summers are sweltering and arid, the winters are cool and dry, and it is mostly clear year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 42°F to 107°F and is rarely below 35°F or above 113°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best times of year to visit El Centro for hot-weather activities are from early June to late July and from mid August to late September.
Cost of Living
 
 
The cost of living index in El Centro, CA is 96, which is 31% lower than the California average and 4% lower than the national average.
Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location and provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. The cost of retail goods and services in El Centro, CA are 15% lower than the average for California and 6% lower than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
 
Two hours from downtown San Diego in the Imperial Valley lies Naval Air Facility El Centro. As the winter home to the world famous Blue Angels, El Centro is a wonderful stop to watch air operations or enjoy top-notch recreation facilities. Each March, the El Centro Air Show marks the official start of air show season. Many military members and retirees stop in El Centro at the RV Park or dine at the Mirage Club in the newly renovated lounge. There are fitness facilities, swimming pools, driving range and a go-kart track that make this base a true desert oasis. 
 

Events

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